Dog In A Sidecar (Saido kâ ni inu)

Dog In A Sidecar (Saido kâ ni inu) Japan (2007) Dir. Kichitaro Negishi Adult influence in our lives when we are children is essential, though it doesn’t always go the way it should depending on who is providing the guidance. Normally, we would look to our parents for this important job but fate often prevents … Continue reading Dog In A Sidecar (Saido kâ ni inu)

Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down (Wan mei jia qi 168)

Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down (Wan mei jia qi 168) China (2014) Dir. Jeffrey Lau Why can’t people be more honest with each other? This question has been asked since time immemorial yet we can’t help ourselves from continually making the same mistakes over and over from not telling the truth. Then again, the … Continue reading Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down (Wan mei jia qi 168)

All That Matters Is Past (Uskyld)

All That Matters Is Past (Uskyld) Norway (2012) Dir. Sara Johnsen Love triangles are messy enough affairs when they implode if the acrimony is that bad, so you can imagine how combustible the situation would be if this illicit ménage à trois involved two brothers? Janne (Maria Bonnevie) is the orphan girl who comes between … Continue reading All That Matters Is Past (Uskyld)

Neruda

Neruda Chile (2016) Dir. Pablo Larraín Roses are red Violets are blue Sorry Pablo Neruda This film’s not all about you Obviously I will never be recognised for my poetry as the legendary Chilean was, but Neruda is also (in)famous for being a political outlaw, which is the focus of this loosely factual comic-drama. In … Continue reading Neruda

WWE – Survivor Series 2019

WWE – Survivor Series 2019 (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray /2 discs DVD (Distributor: Fremantle Media) Running Time: 191 minutes approx. This is the one night of the year when RAW and SD go head to head… scratch that, we’re going bigger this year because NXT is involved! Rumblings of an NXT presence at the … Continue reading WWE – Survivor Series 2019

Cells At Work Complete Collection

Cells At Work Complete Collection (Cert PG) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 331 minutes approx. The human body is a remarkable thing. We may not realise it, and we certainly take it for granted, that beneath the skin and bones, trillions of tiny cells - 37.2 trillion to be exact - and organs … Continue reading Cells At Work Complete Collection

The Thief (Vor)

The Thief (Vor) Russia (1997) Dir. Pavel Chukhray Is love so blind that people really can’t see the sort of person somebody is even if it is apparent to everybody else? Looks and confidence - and in this instance a smart army uniform - can’t be everything in winning over a heart but then again, … Continue reading The Thief (Vor)

Hell Comes To Frogtown

Hell Comes To Frogtown US (1988) Dirs. Donald G. Jackson & R.J. Kizer “Eat lead, Froggies!” Surprisingly this isn’t the daftest thing said in this low budget sci-fi hokum that has high aspirations in one day becoming a cult classic but sadly doesn’t have the awareness or wit to pull it off. The setting is … Continue reading Hell Comes To Frogtown

Devils’ Line Complete Collection

Devils’ Line Complete Collection (Cert 18) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 324 minutes approx. Vampires and humans aren’t meant to get along. I mean, it is only natural since one is an undead creature that feasts on the blood of the living, so the relationship is pretty much doomed from the beginning right? … Continue reading Devils’ Line Complete Collection

Transit

Transit Germany (2018) Dir. Christian Petzold Survival in extreme circumstances may often require the odd white lie - or even a major one - to be told, but is there a line which shouldn’t be crossed in distorting the truth, especially if it means unwittingly involving others in this grand deception? In an alternate present-day … Continue reading Transit